Kennedy Center: Malek Jandali

Date: November 14, 2010 (Sunday)
Time: 7:30 - 8:30 P.M.
Place: Terrace Theater of the Kennedy Center
Tickets: $29.00 - $45.00 general, online

Syrian pianist Malek Jandali performs "Echoes from Ugarit: The Oldest Music in the World." Mr. Jandali has based his composition on the oldest music notation in the world, dating back to 3,400 B.C., discovered in the ancient city of Ugarit on the Mediterranean coast of Syria. He recorded this first arrangement for piano and orchestra with the Russian Philharmonic Orchestra in Moscow. The project is an attempt to present the rich musical heritage of the Levant region. It has been performed with several leading symphony orchestras around the world and has been received with critical acclaim in Europe, North America, and the Middle East.

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Malek Jandali Syrian Composer Ugarit Music
Duration: 05 minutes 01 seconds

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Malek Jandali is THE KING OF PIANO! We can't wait to attend his Kennedy Center concert live next week. All Arab-Americans, especially Syrian, are very proud of this outstanding artist who is really our best cultural ambassador throughout the world.